Deconamine Sr Oral Capsule, Extended Release 8-120Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Deconamine SR: Oral capsule, extended release (8-120mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CHLORPHENIRAMINE; PSEUDOEPHEDRINE (klor fen IR a meen; soo doe e FED rin) is a combination of an antihistamine and a decongestant. It is used to treat the symptoms of allergy and colds. This medicine will not treat an infection.

In-Depth Information

Deconamine SR 8mg-120mg Extended-Release Capsule

NDC: 004820181
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Allergic Rhinitis, Sneezing, Rhinorrhea, Common Cold, Nasal Congestion

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Deconamine SR 8mg-120mg Extended-Release Capsule
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Sandoz Inc. a Novartis Company
Pill Identification: KENWOOD 181 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue,yellow
Daily Life Interactions for Deconamine SR 8mg-120mg Extended-Release Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Deconamine SR 8mg-120mg Extended-Release Capsule(Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Chlorpheniramine Maleate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Deconamine SR 8mg-120mg Extended-Release Capsule(Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Pseudoephedrine(Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Pseudoephedrine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Pseudoephedrine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


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